Inpatient care consists of
The first hospitals in the United States served mainly
A nonprofit hospital is prohibited by law from making a profit.
The first voluntary hospitals in the United States were financed
The proportion of a hospital’s capacity that is actually utilized.
The CEO has the primary responsibility for defining a hospital’s mission and its long-term direction.
What did the swing bed program allow rural hospitals to do?
The biggest share of national health spending is used by
Which of these hospitals is not likely to serve the general public?
Which ownership type constitutes the larges group of hospitals and hospital beds in the United States?
What is the main drawback of a living will?
How did the PPS based on DRGs lead to hospital downsizing in the United States?
What has been the effect of intense consolidation in certain hospital markets?
Which entity in hospital governance is legally responsible for the hospital’s operations?
Most multihospital systems in the United States are operated by nonprofit corporations.
The Hill-Burton Act was passed to
Which principle of ethics requires caregivers to involve the patient in medical decision making?
Which entity overseas the licensure of health care facilities?
The downsizing of hospitals in the United States began in the mid-1980s.
ALOS is an indicator of
Managed care has emphasized the use of alternative services to acute hospital care whenever appropriate.